Our Staff

Dulce Gruwell

Peer Program Coordinator
[email protected]
512-420-9810 ext. 1005

Sharon Guess

Director of Development
[email protected]
512-420-9810 ext. 1007

Nidia Heston

Parent Support & Resource Navigator
[email protected]

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Joe Iannello

Director of Program Innovation
[email protected]

Quevarra Moten, Ed.D.

Deputy Executive Director 

[email protected]
512-420-9810 ext. 1009
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Toniya Parker

Program Expansion Coordinator

[email protected]
512-420-9810 ext. 1004
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Karen Ranus

Executive Director
[email protected]
512-420-9810 ext. 1002
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Christina Schneider

Communications and Event Coordinator
[email protected]
512-420-9810 ext. 1006

Our Board of Directors

President:
Paul Trylko

Retired CEO
Amplify Credit Union

Vice President:
Julie Almendral, MBA

Director of Communications
Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

Secretary:
Manuel Quinto-Pozos, JD

Partner
Deats Durst and Owen, PLLC

Treasurer:
Jennifer Perkins, MBA

Advocacy Communication Manager
Texas Medical Association

Lissa Adams

Associate Provost
 Texas State Technical College

 
 

Jorge Almeida, MD, PhD

Director
Bipolar Disorder Center, UT Health Austin

Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Dell Medical School

Courtney Bailey

Director of Issues and Engagement
Leadership Austin

Amanda N. Barczyk, PhD, MSW

Senior Research and Evaluation Associate
Ripple Effect

Michael Cox, MA, LPC

Founder
Whole Life Priorities

Maria Mathis

The Brown Foundation

Brianna McKinney

President
Bloom Communications

Leo J. Paterra, MBA, CPA

Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting
Texas Workforce Commission